Happy Thursday Everyone! I’ve been looking through all of the plastic containers that I have stacked up in the craft room and realized that I really need to use them! The straight sides of of Continue reading Tutorial: From ice cream pint to pencil holder
Several things stuck in my head this summer as we were preparing for the start of school. Zero trash vs. single serve ease Keeping strawberries and sandwiches from squishing is soft lunch saks Cloth vs. Continue reading Kid lunches made environmentally friendlier
A little over a year ago, I cleaned out a glass jar, slapped a little label saying “USED BATTERIES” on it and shoved the jar up into a kitchen cabinet. Every once in a while, Continue reading Recycling Batteries
In characteristic Southern California fashion, it is already dang hot! The boys and I are outside every morning before the heat and glare of the sun becomes too unbearable… then again in the late afternoon Continue reading Beating the heat and reusing water
With two strong-handed boys in the house, crayons often break while we are coloring… but the broken crayons can still be useful. Here’s how we’ve turned potential trash to treasure by recycling the old crayons Continue reading New crayons!
Quick pics of a few of the latest projects… A new tee for Ro… I found an elephant pic online and modified it for the freezer paper stencil I made and used Folk Art Fabric Continue reading Doing and Done… projects for the boys & Christmas
Part of my 101 challenges in 1001 days is to “Get or make window coverings for the whole house”. Yesterday, I tackled the kitchen window… and it finally has a covering for the first time Continue reading “New” curtain for my kitchen window
So… last night, I was staring at my two giant tupperware containers full of fabric, wondering where in the world I was going to put the Freecycled scraps I still hadn’t put away yet… and Continue reading A little of this… a little of that. Recycling at its’ best!
As part of my 101 goals for the next 2 1/2 years, a.k.a. 101 things in 1001 days, I made 2 pairs of kid-sized cloth napkins this morning while Em and Ro were exploring nature Continue reading Hello cloth napkins, goodbye paper napkins
Just a quick hello. It’s been in the triple digits here for the past few days, so Em and Ro have been making great use of their new little pool to keep cool. I sit Continue reading SUNday